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administration's economic failures. >> reporter: the obama campaign said ryan took mr. biden's words out of context. the president will have the first word tonight, mitt romney will have the last. >> susan, thank you. this is where you can watch tonight's debate. our coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. meanwhile off the campaign trail conservative blogs were buzzing about fox news recent airing about a 2007 speech by a then senator obama before a black audience. he expressed suspicion the federal government was withholding recovery money to new orleans after hurricane katrina. >> when hurricane andrew struck in florida people said look at this devastation. we don't expect to you come up with the almighty money. here's the money. we won't wait for you to scratch it together because you're part of the american family. what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? where is your money? makes no sense. tells me the bullet hasn't been taken out. >> the obama campaign issued a response reading in part mitt romney's allies recirculated video of a 2007 event that
that with the failed record of the obama administration. >> kevin, i want to get to some of the specifics on the issues. first i want to ask you about that video jan just showed in her piece, a speech obama made in 2007 covered by all of the networks who had reporter there is at the time. >> right. >> do you think that video is relevant? >> i think a lot of people -- voters have to make that up, look at that video and make up their mind on that individually. i thenk what's more important to this debate right now are the president's policies, the president's record over the past four years. that's going to be the most important topic on stage tonight. >> but kevin as you know -- >> the president's record on the economy and putting people back to work. that hasn't happened over the past four years. that's the more important debate. voters will be watching this conversation that we have tonight and they're going to ask themselves a question, do i want another four years of status quo that president obama is offering or do i want to set the country on a new course as it relates to job creation, a new cours
of the obama administration. >>> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: the theme of the debate for president obama appeared to be that romney's plans lacked specifics. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans secret because it's too good? >> reporter: governor romney spent the night attacking his record. >> you have been president for four years. you said would you cut the deficit in half. it's now four years later. we still have trillion dollar deficits. >> reporter: mitt romney came into the debate trailing in the polls but that could change after last night's performance. >> anytime a challenger stands on the stage with the president in a first debate they tend to get a bounce. i expect that could happen here. >> reporter: the romney campaign believes the governor
called the failed promises of the obama administration. >> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: the theme of the debate for president obama appeared to be that romney's plans lacked specifics. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans secret because it's too good? >> reporter: governor romney spent the night attacking his record. >> you have been president for four years. you said would you cut the deficit in half. it's now four years later. we still have trillion dollar deficits. >> reporter: mitt romney came into the debate trailing in the polls but that could change after last night's performance. >> anytime a challenger stands on the stage with the president in a first debate they tend to get a bounce. i expect that could happen here. >> reporter: the romney campai
accomplishments as governor of massachusetts while continuing to highlight the failed promises of the obama administration. the first presidential debate started with a hand shake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to married me. >> congratulations. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: that was the last touching moment of the night. >> everything he said about my tax plan is inaccurate. the tax plan he described is the tax plan i was asked to support i would say absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> he's been running on this tax plan for 18 months and now five weeks before the election he's saying that his big bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: the theme of the debate for president obama appeared to be romney's plan lacked specifics. >> the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> reporter: mitt romney spent most of the night attacking the president's record. >> you've been president fo
investors. the suit is the first to be filed under a group set up by the obama administration to investigate misconduct that caused the 2008 financial crisis. jp morgan says it will will contest the suit. and notes that the alleged actions took place before it bought bear stearns. >>> american express is paying $112 million in refunds and fines to settle accusations it duped customers. federal regulators say the credit card company charged unlawful late fees and deceived card holders into paying off old debts or buying extra card services. they will refund about $85 million to about 250,000 customers. >>> and the holiday shopping forecast isn't frightful, but it's also not so delightful. the national retail federation is expecting americans to spend a little more than 4% more than they did last year, but that is less of an increase than we've seen in the past two years, and the smallest growth we've seen since 2009. so don't expect to get much more this year. >> i was going to say as long as i get everything on my list from you, ashley, it will be okay. >> that's all that matters, right? dit
electric ceo and mitt romney supporter jack welch went as far as suggesting the obama administration manipulated the report. he tweeted unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so change numbers. >> reporter: the white house calls welch's insinuation, quote, utter nonsense and most republicans are steering clear of the former ceo's comments including mitt romney. the republican nominee says many of the new jobs are only part time. and that's not what a real recovery looks like. >> even those that have jobs are having tough times. the middle class is being squeezed with higher and higher costs and with incomes that have gone down. >> reporter: the report was good news on wall street but investors remain wary. >> it's all everyone saying here we go everything is turning the corner. it's not! >> reporter: but history says the latest jobs report could play a part in the election. no president has been re- elected with unemployment above 8% since the great depression. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> one of the hottest fashion brands in
for the right to work legally under a new obama administration policy called deferred action for childhood arrivals. the california law builds on that policy and will now allow the department of motor vehicles to issue licenses to illegal immigrants as long as they meet certain criteria. they have to have crossed the border before they were 16, have been in the u.s. continuously for the past five years, be under 30 years of age and enrolled in school or a certified training program. >> the requirements, i have to take... >> i think it's okay just because it wasn't their choice when they were brought into the country. so it's only fair for them to be able to get a driver's license. >> reporter: while some argue that california should leave immigration issues to the federal government, the law drew bipartisan support even among those opposed to illegal immigration. >> i think we should encourage people to come over here legally but we also have a lot of illegal people doing work for us. and i think punishing people for something that happened when they were a kid is improper. >> reporter: no
: there is no hard evidence that's happened with huawei, but the obama administration has been unwilling to take the risk. two years ago, when it appeared that huawei might land its first big american deal-- a $5 billion contract to build sprint's new 4-g wireless network-- the u.s. government stepped in. >> lewis: you had the secretary of commerce call the c.e.o. of sprint and lay out the u.s. concerns, say that the u.s. was really worried about huawei. and they would be a lot happier if sprint didn't do the deal. >> kroft: and sprint said, "okay." >> lewis: sprint said, "okay." >> kroft: since then, huawei has blanketed u.s. airwaves with commercials, and hired an army of lobbyists and public relations firms to help it get a foothold into the world's largest telecom market. >> lewis: they're determined. they're in it for the long haul. the line that most people think about is, mao had a strategy called "win the countryside, surround the cities, and then the cities will fall." and huawei seems to be following that maoist strategy. >> kroft: in the last couple of years, huawei has managed to ins
. >> allen pizzey, thank you. obama administration has held secret meetings over the al qaeda threat in north africa, affiliate becoming more dangerous now that it controls most of the area. >> "new york times" reports the u.s. is abandoning hope for a taliban peace deal in afghanistan. now there's a more modest goal setting the stage for afghans to work out a deal amongst themselves after western forces leave the country. that's a big story. >>> the fresno bee reports 40 people were had hurt in the amtrak accident, big rig ran into the train with 169 passengers in california. two double decker cars and the engine were knocked off the c1 3 >>> new questions this morning after the border patrol shoots a young mother. her family wants answers. >> shots fired. it just -- it hurts my body just to think the way she felt. >> this morning, we'll look at the investigation. >>> and the nfl replacement refs were criticized and ridiculed. this one calls it a dream come true. what it was like at the center of the storm and why he wanted to take the field one more time. on "cbs this morning." only six deg
he said in 2007. during a speech to a predominantly black audience, then senator obama implied the bush administration was withholding recovery money after hurricane katrina based on race. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? >> reporter: all major media outlets covered the speech at the time. >> i have to say i'm a little amazed that as you mentioned a widely covered speech likely by people at your network is somehow caused a kerfuffle five years later. >> reporter: millions of people will be watching anxious to see who has the best jobs plan. bill is try to find work. he has been a regular at this job center since he lost his job as a truck driver last december. the 61-year-old has been at a homeless shelter for five months and still waiting on both candidates to offer specific. >> they are spending a lot of time and money saying, we'll do this and that. we would like to see more results. >> reporter: romney participated in 19 debates during the primaries. president obama is also a seasoned debater. bigad shaban, cbs news, denver. >>> denver universi
stevens and three other americans were killed three weeks ago. critics argue the obama administration was not prepared for the violence. secretary of state clinton says she is determined to find out if any security requests were denied. >>> new labor department figures out this morning show that businesses are adding jobs but not that many. the number of americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to 367,000 last week. that is 4,000 more than the previous week. the labor department will release its september jobs report tomorrow. economists expected unemployment rate to increase a fraction to 8.2%. >>> baseball's regular season ended last night. detroit tigers miguel cabrera made history, led the american league in home runs, batting average and runs batted in. jim axelrod has been following this once-in-a-generation event. >> good morning, norah. that may be underselling it. this hasn't been done in 45 years. miguel cabrera is now taking his place alongside some of the greatest names in baseball history. >> getting ready to hit third in this inning. >> he could have sat out the l
in the obama administration how are they prepping vp biden for this and how might he play things differently now as a result? >> there has to be more specific prosecution of the argument against mitt romney calling the romney team out on some of these specifics whether it's on tax cuts or on medicare. i think one of the interesting dynamics to watch in the vice presidential debate is there's a difference between what paul ryan believes and what mitt romney believes and that is on these, on some of these important issues about taxes and health care and medicare. so that's an area where you can imagine vice president biden working to press ryan on the details and the inconsistencies between the two of them. >> really interesting point. thanks so much. >>> coming up in our next half hour, round 2009 the presidential debate and how body language is so important in determining the winner. >>> breaking news from rome. there's a verdict in the trial of pop benedict's former butler. paolo gabriele was convicted this morning of leaking the pope's private papers to a wrournlist. he's been sentenced to
states that they have immigration policies that will make the difference. president obama has focused on deporting immigrants with criminal records. he's proposed a program to allow immigrants without criminal records a path to citizenship. in june he ordered his administration to stop deporting some undocumented immigrants who arrived as children. they'll be able to obtain two- year visas to stay and work. >> a young person who comes to america is brought here, is raised here, is friends with our kids, is going to school with our kids, is american in every single way except for a piece of paper! ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: this week mitt romney said he'll now allow people who got those visas under the president's program to keep them but would not grant new visas after taking office. romney supports letting those who arrived as children become legal residents or citizens by serving in the military. he opposes amnesty programs for illegal immigrants. >> i will prioritize efforts that strengthen legal immigration and make it more transparent and easier. and i'm going to addres
what happened in libya, does the administration see some vulnerability there as to what accusations may come out of that? >> well, there is a vulnerability. on the one hand as the obama campaign is saying mitt romney spoke too soon on libya, the republicans can say the same thing about the administration on libya. when susan rice, ambassador to the united nations came out and said this was an uprising, not a terrorist event. well, the story has changed since then. that's something now the republicans can point to. there is a vulnerability although everybody still believes on foreign policy that's far, far secondary to the primary issue of this campaign which is the economy. >> john, i want to ask you about mitt romney and his foreign policy advisers and how he would differ from president obama. there's an interesting piece "new york times" in the today by david sanger, what he says of mr. romney. beyond his critique of mr. obama as failing to project american strength abroad, mr. romney has yet to fill in many of the details of how he would conduct foreign policy toward the rest of the
president reagan did in the czech republic. president obama seems to have missed that. he comes into these things late. his own administration describes him as leading by following. you don't lead by following. if you're following, you're following. that's what we see in seyria. that's what we saw in libya, in egypt. and now we see tremendous confusion on the part of this administration about what's really going on in the middle east. you look at libya, it's a scandal. i mean, what happened with libya is an absolute scandal of the b biggest proportions. i think only because the campaign is going on is it being held back. the white house, it seems to me, knew there was real danger to that ambassador. not only did they provide the security necessary, it sounds to me that they reduced the security, which is astounding. i don't know if that's true. one congressman told me that. if that's true, that's astounding. >> you saw secretary of state madeleine albright call romney speech full of platitude and free of substance. >> i'm sure the former secretary of state would say that. the re
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